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DELL Inspiron 17 5000 2 Core Intel Core I3-5xxx 2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-5xxx 2GHz 4GB Dec 2014
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13 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes, the Inspiron 17 5000 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Inspiron 17 5000. Notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 17 5000 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1.7GB and 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 10GB.

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Good Brand

DELL is one of the better rated notebook PC manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, and DELL also has good ratings for its medium processor core laptops.

Very Big Screen Size

When compared to other laptops of a similar type and age to the Inspiron 17 5000, the Inspiron 17 5000's screen size of 17.3 inches is one of the biggest. The screen sizes of laptops that are a similar age to the Inspiron 17 5000 range from 10" to 18".

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 17.3" portable PCs currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the DELL Inspiron 17 5758.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL Inspiron 17 5000 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as it. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 17 5000 is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Inspiron 17 5000 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the Inspiron 17 5000.

Other laptops with a full-size keyboard currently available that you might also want to consider include cheaper notebook PCs such as the Lenovo L450, or the DELL Latitude 12 7000.

There are a number of alternative laptops which also have a full-size keyboard that you might also want to consider including the Lenovo L540.

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Has a Front Camera

The Inspiron 17 5000 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago also have a front camera.

Other portable PCs with a front camera currently available that you might want to look at include cheaper notebook PCs such as the Lenovo L450, or the DELL Latitude 12 7000.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a front camera to this notebook PC and we think the Lenovo L540 is also worth considering.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on portable PCs of this type and age.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Fairly High Speaker Power

At 2 Watts, the DELL Inspiron 17 5000 has a fairly high speaker power compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Inspiron 17 5000. The lowest speaker power of medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 17 5000 is 1W and the highest is 4W.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the Inspiron 17 5000 which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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Fairly Big Operating Vibration

Across all the notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 17 5000 the operating vibrations range from 0.5G to 1.1G. The Inspiron 17 5000 has a fairly big operating vibration (0.66 gravity) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Inspiron 17 5000.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This notebook PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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16 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The DELL Inspiron 17 5000 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 850 megahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Inspiron 17 5000. Medium processor core laptops that were released one year ago have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

The Inspiron 17 5000 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

We compared this portable PC to all the other laptops that have an HDD storage media and we think the Lenovo Z500 which has better reviews; or the HP ProBook 640 which is cheaper are also worth considering.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the LG 13Z940 ($738.11) (SSD and higher rated); or the DELL Latitude 12 7000 (SSD and cheaper).

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 17 5000 is 6.2GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 17 5000 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 17 5000.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 4GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available including cheaper notebook PCs such as the DELL Latitude 14 E5450 ($689.01), the Lenovo L540, or the Toshiba Tecra Z40.

Notebook PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth considering include the DELL Latitude 12 E7250 (8GB and higher rated) or the DELL Inspiron 15 5000 ($649.99) (8GB and cheaper).

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Only Intel Core I3-5xxx Processor Family

The DELL Inspiron 17 5000 has an Intel Core i3-5xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to it. Across all notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 17 5000 the worst processor family is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than a year ago, the Inspiron 17 5000 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

It is worth considering other portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Latitude 12 7000, the Latitude 12 E7250, or the Inspiron 15 ($649.00) all from DELL.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the Inspiron 17 5000 range from 23Wh to 120Wh, and the average battery capacity is 47Wh. The Inspiron 17 5000 has a quite small battery capacity (only 40 watt-hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Inspiron 17 5000 is a one USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 17 5000 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Only MaxxAudio Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is typical of many portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of laptops of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 17 5000 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 13GB. The Inspiron 17 5000 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

Medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the Inspiron 17 5000 have hard drive capacity of between 5GB and 2TB. The Inspiron 17 5000 has a fairly small hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released one year ago.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Inspiron 17 5000 has a quite slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. Similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 17 5000 have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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Thick

Across all the laptops of this spec and age the heights range from 11mm to 74mm, and the average height is 24mm. At 28.4 millimeters, the Inspiron 17 5000 is quite thick compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Very Heavy

Laptops of this age and spec have weights of between 940g and 3.8kg. With a weight of 3 kilograms, the Inspiron 17 5000 is very heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 17 5000.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3kg heavy notebook PCs currently available including the DELL Inspiron 17 5000 ($556.98) which is cheaper.

Alternative notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the HP Pavilion 17 (2.8kg and cheaper).

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Fairly Long Battery Recharge Time

Portable PCs of this age and spec have battery recharge times of between 2h and 23h, and the average battery recharge time is 3.9h. The DELL Inspiron 17 5000 has one of the longer battery recharge times (4 hours) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 17 5000

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this medium processor core notebook PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2 gigahertz, the DELL Inspiron 17 5000 has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 17 5000.

There are a number of alternative 2GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available that you might also want to consider including the Latitude 12 7000, or the Inspiron 15 7537 both from DELL which is cheaper.

Portable PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth considering include the Lenovo X250 ($431.00) (2.2GHz and higher rated) or the Lenovo T450 ($855.03) (2.1GHz and cheaper), or the DELL Latitude 14 E5450 ($425.00) (2.1GHz and cheaper).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 17 5000 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that came out more than a year ago.

We compared this laptop to all the other 500GB total storage capacity notebook PCs and we think cheaper notebook PCs such as the DELL Latitude 14 E5450 ($689.01) is also worth considering.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 15 5000 ($649.99) (1TB and cheaper), or the MSI CX61 2QF (1TB and cheaper).

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Specification

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Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
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Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
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Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
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3D Compatible
Full HD
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Graphics
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Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Optical Drive
Disc
Optical Drive
Audio
Speaker Power
Speaker
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Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
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3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
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Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Voltage
Battery Recharge Time
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
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Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
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AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
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Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
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Intel Visual Technology
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell i35005, dell i36100, dell i35015, dell i36100u, dell i35015u, dell i35005u, dell i57580717, dell i57580717s, dell i57580717sl, dell i57580717slv
Barcodes 00884116164586, 05397063840717, 05397063908943
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